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April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Othello by William Shakespeare

In Venice, at the start of Othello, the soldier Iago announces his hatred for his commander, Othello, a Moor. Othello has promoted Cassio, not Iago, to be his lieutenant.

Iago crudely informs Brabantio, Desdemona’s father, that Othello and Desdemona have eloped. Before the Venetian Senate, Brabantio accuses Othello of bewitching Desdemona. The Senators wish to send Othello to Cyprus, which is under threat from Turkey. They bring Desdemona before them. She tells of her love for Othello, and the marriage stands. The Senate agrees to let her join Othello in Cyprus.

In Cyprus, Iago continues to plot against Othello and Cassio. He lures Cassio into a drunken fight, for which Cassio loses his new rank; Cassio, at Iago’s urging, then begs Desdemona to intervene. Iago uses this and other ploys—misinterpreted conversations, insinuations, and a lost handkerchief—to convince Othello that Desdemona and Cassio are lovers. Othello goes mad with jealousy that leads to tragic consequences only to le

Details

Date:
April 5, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Website:
http://www.stlshakespeare.org/

Venue

Ivory Theatre
7620 Michigan Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63111 United States
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Organizer

St. Louis Shakespeare
Phone:
(314) 361-5664
Email:
info@stlshakespeare.org
Organizer Website:
www.stlshakespeare.org

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